Publisher’s Health Tip
IMMUNE SYSTEM- it’s yours
Reduce Stress: Chronic stress suppresses your immune system. Practice yoga, meditate, deep breath. Exercise/Walking boosts immunity.
Vitamin C & Multies: A, B6, C, D E. C is biggest booster. Zinc known to play central role; deficiency increases susceptibility to pathogens.
Oregano Oil best known for its antioxidant antimicrobial properties, effective anti-parasitic, antiviral, antiseptic and immune booster. You need daily vitamin C for continued health.
Red bell pepper rich source of beta carotene.
Broccoli packed with vitamins A, C, E.
Garlic fights infections. For the best source of nutrients and lowest sodium, choose fresh or frozen greens beans for cooking. Green beans also contain folate, thiamin, riboflavin, iron, magnesium, and potassium.
Ginger decreases inflammation.
Spinach packed with antioxidants, beta carotene, fights infection.
Yogurt: Look for “live active cultures” (Greek). Nuts; almonds… vitamin E.
Green teas flavonoids antioxidant. Green tea good source of amino acid L-theanine aids T-cells.
Herbs like AHCC, Echinacea, Elderberry, Andrographis, Astragalus.
Sun supplements VitaminD, essential for healthy functioning immune system; stress reduction.
(source: —Peter H. Diamandis, MD, Chairman of X PRIZE, and New York Times bestselling author of Abundance)